Department of Health and Wellbeing
Location: St John’s Campus
Salary: £36,333 to £52,841
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Interview Date: Thursday 01 June 2023
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer or Lecturer (Teaching)/ Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Child & Young Person’s Mental Health & Wellbeing Focus.
The University of Worcester seeks to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic, and highly motivated Mental Health Practitioner/Lecturer to join the Department of Health and Well-being. The successful candidate will have worked with and supported Children and Young People to improve and maintain their well-being. The successful candidate will join a multi-professional team working collaboratively with colleagues across the School and the wider University. The School upholds the overall mission of the University by providing high quality, accessible learning opportunities, promoting academic enquiry and the advancement of knowledge.
We are encouraging applications for this role from practitioners with varied professional experience and practice supporting mental health issues and conditions impacting children and young people.
- You will have experience in teaching theory and skills related to your own practice in children and young peoples’ mental health including supporting individuals and their family to maintain/improve mental health and well-being in universal settings.
- Hold relevant qualification(s), preferably to include some post-graduate study
- Have experience of inter professional working and ability to design and deliver CPD activities related to CYP mental health and well-being.
- Have experience of supporting learners in a practice and/or university setting
- An interest in research and scholarly activity
- Have excellent communication skills
- Be passionate about children and young peoples’ well-being.
The University of Worcester is a high achieving, award-winning, dynamic institution with a notably inclusive, civic ethos. It is one of the Country’s top universities for gender equality, with multiple accolades for teaching quality, inclusion, contribution to the community, and environmental sustainability. We are a leading provider of health education, from Nursing and Midwifery to Paramedic Sciences, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. Our new Medical School will open for students in September 2023, and we are now expanding our portfolio further to educate the next generation of mental health practitioners working to improve the lives of children and young people.
If you are new to Higher Education, we offer an exciting Transition Programme which will provide you with the skills and knowledge to support the transition from a clinical role to an academic role.
If you are interested in joining us at this exciting time and would relish the challenge of educating the next generation of professionals, we welcome your application. For this role full-time, part-time and job share will be considered.
From 1 August 2023, the salary range for this role will increase to Lecturer band AC2 £37,100 – £41,732, with the opportunity to progress to £45,585 and Senior Lecturer band AC3 £42,978 – £54,395, with the opportunity to progress to £59,422.
Informal queries in relation to this role are welcome and should be directed to Lisa Mauro-Bracken (Head of Department Health and Well-being, School of Allied Health)